Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

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Historical Fiction 1st Grade Level


Alphin, Elaine Marie Dinosaur Hunter.
Antle, Nancy Sam’s Wild West Show.
**Avi Prairie School: Story.
Benchley, Nathaniel Small Wolf.
Boegehold, Betty A Horse Called Starfire.
Bulla, Clyde Robert Daniel’s Duck.
Byars, Betsy Cromer The Golly Sisters Go West.
Coerr, Eleanor Chang’s Paper Pony.
Coerr, Eleanor The Josefina Story Quilt.
Hoberman, Mary Ann Strawberry Hill.
Levinson, Nancy Smiler Prairie Friends.
McCully, Emily Arnold The Battle for St. Michaels.
Monjo, F. N. The Drinking Gourd: Story of the Underground Railroad.
Rappaport, Doreen The Boston Coffee Party.
Redmond, Shirley-Raye Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President.
Redmond, Shirley-Raye Pigeon Hero!
Sandin, Joan The Long Way Westward.
Turner, Ann Dust for Dinner.
Walker, Sally The 18 Penny Goose.


Historical Fiction 2nd Grade Level


Alphin, Elaine Marie Dinosaur Hunter.
**Ame-Col Meet Caroline: An American Girl, 1812.
**Avi Prairie School.
Cline-Ransome, Lesa Freedom’s School.
**Cohen, Barbara Molly’s Pilgrim.
**Dalgliesh, Alice The Courage of Sarah Noble.
Davis, Tony Future Knight.
Gilmore, Grace Logan Pryce Makes a Mess.
Glass, Julie The Fly on the Ceiling: A Math Myth.
Hopkinson, Deborah Steamboat School: Inspired by a True Story, St. Louis, Missouri: 1847.
Kelly, Jacqueline Skunked!
McClure, Wendy Wanderville.
Monjo, F.N. The Drinking Gourd.
Polacco, Patricia Fiona’s Lace.
Shub, Elizabeth The White Stallion.
Standiford, Natalie The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto.
**Tarshis, Lauren The Shark Attacks of 1916.
Van Leeuwen, Jean Papa and the Pioneer Quilt.
Whelan, Gloria Queen Victoria’s Bathing Machine.
**Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little House in the Big Woods.


Historical Fiction 3rd Grade Level


Bishop, Claire Twenty and Ten.
Burg, Ann E. Unbound: A Novel in Verse.
Blackford, Cheryl Lizzie and the Lost Baby.
Brady, Esther Toliver’s Secret.
**Cohen, Barbara Molly’s Pilgrim.
Conkling, Winnifred Sylvia & Aki.
Dagg, Carole Estby Sweet Home Alaska.
Hill, Kirkpatrick Bo at Ballard Creek.
Larson, Kirby Liberty.
**MacLachlan, Patricia Sarah, Plain and Tall.
Nannestad, Katrina When Mischief Came to Town.
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Emily’s Fortune.
Park, Linda Sue The Kite Fighters.
**Robinson, Sharon The Hero Two Doors Down: Based on the True Story of Friendship Between a Boy and a Baseball Legend.
Ryan, Pam Muñoz Riding Freedom.
Tarshis, Lauren The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941.

Historical Fiction 4th Grade Level


Brady, Esther Wood Toliver’s Secret.
Bradley, Kimberly The War That Saved My Life.
Burg, Ann E. Unbound: A Novel in Verse.
Cerrito, Angela The Safest Lie.
Coats, J. Anderson The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming.
**Crisp, Marty White Star: A Dog on the Titanic.
**DiCamillo, Kate Raymie Nightingale.
Erdrich, Louise The Birchbark House.
Fussell, Sandy White Crane.
Holm, Jennifer L. Full of Beans.
Hopkinson, Deborah A Bandit’s Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket.
Krishnaswami, Uma Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh.
LaFaye, A. Worth.
Larson, Kirby Dash.
**Lord, Bette Bao In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson.
Martin, Ann M. Belle Teal.
Mitchell, Elizabeth Journey to the Bottomless Pit: The Story of Stephen Bishop and Mammoth Cave.
Murphy, Jim Revenge of the Green Banana.
Sepahban, Lois Paper Wishes.

Historical Fiction 5th Grade Level

Baskin, Nora Raleigh Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story.
**Behar, Ruth Lucky Broken Girl.
Blackford, Cheryl Lizzie and the Lost Baby.
Bradford, Chris Way of the Warrior.
Bradley, Kimberley Jefferson’s Sons: A Founding Father’s Secret Children.
Cao, Wenxuan Bronze and Sunflower.
Fitzmaurice, Kathryn A Diamond in the Desert.
Frank, Steven Armstrong & Charlie.
Gemeinhart, Dan Some Kind of Courage.
Gidwitz, Adam The Inquisitor’s Tale, or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog.
Hesse, Karen Letters from Rifka.
Holbrook, Sara The Enemy: Detroit 1954.
Kelly, Jacqueline The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate.
Kitchings, Taylor Yard War.
**Klages, Ellen The Green Glass Sea.
Namioka, Lensey Ties That Bind, Ties That Break: A Novel.
**Nielsen, Jennifer A. A Night Divided.
Paulsen, Gary Mr. Tucket.
Peck, Richard Fair Weather: A Novel.
Philbrick, Rodman The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg.
Powell, Maud Macrory City of Grit and Gold.
Preus, Margi Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Nakahama Manjiro.
Rose, Caroline Starr Jasper and the Riddle of Riley’s Mine.
Smith, Roland Elephant Run.
**Speare, Elizabeth George The Sign of the Beaver.
Voigt, Cynthia The Book of Lost Things.
**Williams-Garcia, Rita One Crazy Summer.


Historical Fiction 6th Grade Level

Anderson, Laurie Halse Fever, 1793.
**Atkins, Jeannine Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science.
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker Jefferson’s Sons: A Founding Father’s Secret Children.
**Bruchac, Joseph Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two.
Dumas, Firoozeh It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel.
Hughes, Shirley Hero On a Bicycle.
**Lane, Andy Death Cloud.
**Meyer, L. A. Bloody Jack : Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy.
Mone, Gregory Dangerous Waters: An Adventure on Titanic.
Philbrick, W.R. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg.
**Rose, Caroline Starr May B: A Novel.
**Ryan, Pam Muñoz Esperanza Rising.
**Speare, Elizabeth George The Witch of Blackbird Pond.
**Taylor, Mildred D. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.
Timberlake, Amy One Came Home.
Vawter, Vince Paperboy.
Wilson, Diane Black Storm Comin’.
Wiles, Deborah Revolution.
Wolk, Lauren Wolf Hollow: A Novel.
Wright, Barbara Crow.

Historical Fiction 7th and 8th Grade Levels

Alban, Andrea Anya’s War.
**Anderson, Laurie Halse Chains.
Bayard, Louis Lucky Strikes.
Blackwood, Gary L. Around the World in 100 Days.
Bowman, Erin Vengence Road.
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker Jefferson’s Sons: A Founding Father’s Secret Children.
Hahn, Mary Downing Mister Death’s Blue-Eyed Girls.
Hunt, Irene No Promises in the Wind.
Lisle, Janet Taylor Black Duck.
Lee, Stacey Outrun the Moon.
Mills, Wendy All We Have Left.
Namioka, Lensey Ties that Bind, Ties that Break: A Novel.
Paulsen, Gary Woods Runner.
**Schlitz, Laura Amy The Hired Girl.
**Sepetys, Ruta Salt to the Sea: A Novel.
**Waller, Sharon Biggs The Forbidden Orchid.
**Walter, Jon My Name is Not Friday.
**Wood, Maryrose The Poison Diaries.